"Sittin' on the dock of the bay"

Christchurch - Mudeford Sandbank Beach

Christchurch Mudeford Sandbank is in Christchurch Bay on the Dorset coast. The bay is approximately 13 kilometres wide from Hengitsbury Head to Hurst Castle. Mudeford Sandbank is a sandbank beach resort, approximately one and a half kilometres wide, with views across the harbour.

Beach type: Sand

Nearest town: Bournemouth

Local authority: Bournemouth Borough Council

OS Grid Reference: SZ183910

Awards

Marine Conservation Society Recommended

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Things to see and do near Christchurch - Mudeford Sandbank Beach

  • Highcliffe Castle (2m)
  • The Clay Studio (2m)
  • Serendipity Sams Play and Party Centre (2m)
  • Christchurch Castle (3m)
  • Littledown Centre (4m)
  • Littledown Miniature Railway (4m)
  • Sammy Miller Motorcycle Museum (4m)
  • Sammy Miller Museum (Transport) (Sammy Miller Museum Trust) (5m)
  • Macpennys Woodland Gardens and Nursery (5m)
  • Boscombe Chine Gardens Minigolf (5m)

Tourist Information

Christchurch
Tourist Information Centre
49 High Street
Dorset
England
BH23 1AS

Phone 01202 471 780
Email enquiries@christchurchtourism.info

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Weather and Tides

Forecast for Friday 18 August

06:00


Chance of rain 0%
Max temp. 16°C
(feels like 13°C)
Wind 5mph, gusting to 7mph.
W
Pressure 1011
Humidity 90%
UV Index
Air Quality

09:00


Chance of rain 2%
Max temp. 17°C
(feels like 14°C)
Wind 4mph, gusting to 6mph.
WSW
Pressure 1013
Humidity 65%
UV Index
Air Quality

12:00


Chance of rain 63%
Max temp. 18°C
(feels like 13°C)
Wind 6mph, gusting to 9mph.
WSW
Pressure 1012
Humidity 66%
UV Index
Air Quality

15:00


Chance of rain 30%
Max temp. 18°C
(feels like 13°C)
Wind 6mph, gusting to 9mph.
WSW
Pressure 1013
Humidity 56%
UV Index
Air Quality

18:00


Chance of rain 25%
Max temp. 17°C
(feels like 13°C)
Wind 6mph, gusting to 8mph.
W
Pressure 1013
Humidity 60%
UV Index
Air Quality

21:00


Chance of rain 2%
Max temp. 16°C
(feels like 12°C)
Wind 6mph, gusting to 9mph.
WSW
Pressure 1015
Humidity 72%
UV Index n/a
Air Quality
Low Tide
01:53 BST
(00:53 GMT)
High Tide
07:28 BST
(06:28 GMT)
Low Tide
14:26 BST
(13:26 GMT)
High Tide
19:46 BST
(18:46 GMT)

Important! Tide times are for the nearest measurement point and may not be accurate for this location. You should not rely on these times for anything other than a broad indication of when the tide will be at its highest or lowest.

In particular, these tide times are not suitable for navigational use. Accurate tide forecasts require complex calculations and detailed local information. If you intend to engage in any activity for which tidal information is important for safety reasons (including sailing, powerboating, diving, and surfing) then you should obtain professional data.

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Accomodation near Christchurch - Mudeford Sandbank Beach

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Tell us what you think about Christchurch - Mudeford Sandbank Beach

An isolated spit adjoining the ancient headland of Hengistbury Head, Mudeford Sandbank offers a sandy beach against a backdrop of picturesque beach huts and views of Christchurch Harbour and the open sea. Facilities include The Beach House Café & shop and public toilets. The harbour side of the sandbank is designated for watersports with the seaward side recommended for bathing. There is limited wheelchair access. Dogs are welcome on this beach all year round but must be kept under control at all times.

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